January 31, 2019 Subject:
On an island, a place of edges, the ocean provides a counter-narrative, nonlinear in
what it reveals; "time's arrow" is modified by the rhythmic cycle of the sea as it
encounters, and ever transforms, the shore. Historical, archaeological, or even
narrative knowledge is challenged by its meeting with the sea that offers up its own
kind of knowing. We need to stretch, even confound, our usual frames to take account
of such knowledge.